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Android is Google’s mobile operating system, launched in September 2008, although its history technically began with the release of the Android alpha in November 2007.

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Google weather app disappears for some Android users, probably a bug

For a long time, the Google app on Android has had a not-so-hidden weather “app” built in. It offers a full UI with limited, but useful features. It gets the job done for a lot of people, and has a cute little frog too. Now, though, some Android users have noticed that the Google weather app has disappeared off of their phones.

Android Stories August 7

If you are not content with the most recent Android 11 Beta build on your Google Pixel, it’s probably music to your ears knowing that you can downgrade your OS to a stable version of Android 10 if you encounter any major problems.

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Android Stories August 6

Google just dropped the latest Android 11 beta this afternoon, and within it is the brand new Easter Egg! Here’s what it delivers.

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During the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked livestream, the South Korean firm talked up even tighter collaborations with Microsoft. This is manifesting itself with Android app control on selected Galaxy devices when using the Microsoft Your Phone app.

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Android Stories August 5

Twitter discloses another vulnerability in its Android app that could have allowed access to DMs

Today, Twitter has disclosed a vulnerability within its Android app that, if exploited, could have allowed malicious parties access to private user data including DMs and more.

Samsung’s Galaxy flagships are excellent smartphones, but they trip up a bit when it comes to software. Between bloatware, slower updates, and more, it can be a little frustrating. Today, though, Samsung is announcing something big. Every Samsung flagship since the Galaxy S10 will get three years of Android updates.

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